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Abstract:
The Guardian's letters reveal six feature of his historicity: palingenesis and transitional history; providential synchronization; teleological history; organically whole history; periodisation of ages and epochs; history as community identity-creation.
Notes:
This paper is a shortened and modified version of `Providential History: The Renewal of an Ancient Idea,’ Chapter six of A Celestial Burning: The Writings of Shoghi Effendi. Below it is a simplified version of this paper, "Shoghi Effendi’s Concept of History."

Mirrored with permission from jack-mclean.com.


Shoghi Effendi's View of Providential History in Light of the Judaeo-Christian Tradition

by Jack McLean

published in Bahá'í Studies Review, 13
Association for Baha'i Studies English-Speaking Europe, 2005
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Shoghi Effendi's Concept of History

Presented at the combined Irfán Colloquia / ABS Conference, London, July 2-4, 2004


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